We will go down in history either as the world's greatest statesmen or its worst villains.— Hermann Goring
Most Powerful Goering quotations
Whenever I hear the word culture, I reach for my revolver
The Jew must clearly understand one thing at once, he must get out!
Shoot first and inquire afterwards, and if you make mistakes, I will protect you.
No enemy bomber can reach the Ruhr. If one reaches the Ruhr, my name is not Goering. You may call me Meyer.
Guns will make us powerful; butter will only make us fat.
Why, of course, the people don't want war.
In Berlin Jews controlled almost one hundred percent of the theaters and cinemas before the rise to power.
After the United States gobbled up California and half of Mexico, and we were stripped down to nothing, territorial expansion suddenly becomes a crime. It's been going on for centuries, and it will still go on.
We have no butter... but I ask you, would you rather have butter or guns? Preparedness makes us powerful. Butter merely makes us fat.
Some of us are senders and some are goers.
Neither is more important than the other. Neither is possible without the other.
There are only three kinds of Christians when it comes to world missions: zealous goers, zealous senders, and disobedient.
I want to reach out and entertain people.
I want people to come to a museum that have never been in a museum before. I want also to have enough art references in it that would satisfy the most sophisticated museum goer.
Because I'm fat, people believe I'm somehow vulnerable and easy to handle in a negotiation. Ever try to negotiate with a fat guy? We can be mean: Marvin Davis, Harvey Weinstein, Hermann Goering. No one screws around with us for long.
Goering was known to wear togas, fur coats and faux-medieval hunting outfits.
One thing I don't understand is that average American movie-goers cannot watch a movie for three hours, yet they'll watch a stupid, boring, horrific football game for four hours. Now, that is boredom at its most colossal.
Awards are not the only markers of success;
I don't judge myself just based on them. I believe that each cinema-goer has his own mental trophies.
When I hear the word 'culture', I reach for my checkbook.
According to Goering and the Luftwaffe High Command, they were supposed to be the fighter elite.
Most movie-goers are overdosing on star coverage; it's the ultimate example of too much information.
Because our right to worship freely and safely, that right was denied to Christians in Charleston, South Carolina, and that was denied Jews in Kansas City, and that was denied Muslims in Chapel Hill, and Sikhs in Oak Creek. They had rights too. Our right to peaceful assembly, that right was robbed from movie goers in Aurora and Lafayette.
In the beginning [Hitler] was genial and pleasant.
He would have extraordinary willpower and unheard-of influence on people.
I grew up in the church and had religion in my life for a long time.
I'm not really a church goer, but I definitely have a hunger for a spiritual connection to the world and for my soul to be healed.
Hermann Goering, Joachim von Ribbentrop, Albert Speer, Walther Frank, Julius Streicher and Robert Ley did pass under my inspectionand interrogation in 1945 but they only proved that National Socialism was a gangster interlude at a rather low order of mental capacity and with a surprisingly high incidence of alcoholism.
Wan night, the shadow goer, came stepping in.
I think every chef should have a food truck.
It's a good way to test the markets, to invest in meeting the future restaurant goers.
Goering got into endless arguments with other officers [and] he did not like routine work.
your concert-goer, though he feed upon symphony as a lamb upon milk, is no true lover if he play no instrument. Your true lover does more than admire the muse; he sweats a little in her service.
I've made a way to allow myself to do big films, small films, dramas, comedies, action films, horror films, or whatever interests me, as a movie-goer. I like watching myself in movies. I want to choose movies that allow me to enjoy myself, the way that I want to entertain myself.
Believe it or not, I don't own a TV. Crazy huh? I'm not a big movie-goer either. I just feel like I'm watching work. I am always outside and couldn't care less about what's on TV these days.
Many of the political jokes that circulated in the Third Reich were directed at Goering. He collected them [all] in a large leather notebook and delighted in re-telling most of them to his friends.
Goering's ideas betray a consistent desire to create something essentially new, implying all the historic virtues, but unlike [anything] of the past.
Goering was a contradictory [and] complex ... character.
In short, no association or alliance can be happy or stable without me.
People can't long tolerate a ruler, nor can a master his servant, a maid her mistress, a teacher his pupil, a friend his friend nor a wife her husband, a landlord his tenant, a soldier his comrade nor a party-goer his companion, unless they sometimes have illusions about each other, make use of flattery, and have the sense to turn a blind eye and sweeten life for themselves with the honey of folly.
I watch what I eat obviously. I'm not a regular gym-goer but I'm conscious of it.